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Jakiyah McKoy

An Open Letter to Jakiyah McKoy and the Little Black Latinas

Icess Fernandez Rojas | Posted 11.27.2013 | Latino Voices
Icess Fernandez Rojas

This open letter is in response to the backlash of a little Afro Latina girl winning a pageant. The pageant was for Little Miss Hispanic Delaware. The reason for the backlash? She's black.

You Won't Believe Why They Disqualified This 7-Year-Old Beauty Queen

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.28.2013 | Latino Voices

There’s a lot of debate over what it exactly means to be Latino, but it’s not very often that people have to provide proof of their ethnicity. ...